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Tables II: Table Tricks

Image showing tables in Word
You've created a table in Word 2007 and learned simple formatting and editing techniques. In this lesson, you'll learn a bit more about formatting, along with some other tips that will help you work with Word tables.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience. The practice exercises require Word 2007.
  • A short test at the end of the lesson; the test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Repeat table headings.
  • Sort a table.
  • Split or merge cells.
  • Adjust a cell's margins, alignment and borders.
  • Convert a table to text.
  • Convert text to a table.

Before you begin

Before taking this course, you should know how to create a table and know that a table consists of rows and columns. The course, Tables I: Get acquainted with tables, explains how to create a table, its contents, and more.

You've learned a little about tables, their structure, and design. In this course, you'll learn a little more about styles, formatting, and other tips. You'll get a chance to practice what you've learned.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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